Independent Credentialed Parenting Educator, Corning, NY
Self – employed (Karen Sweeney & Associates) coordinating the Parent Education offerings in Steuben County as well as providing parenting education in Steuben and Chemung Counties.
26 years as the Director of the Jennie Mose Family Resource Center, Addison, NY
New York State Parent Education Partnership (NYSPEP) Tier III Senior Parenting Educator
Tier II T.E.P.E. trained parenting educator
Family Support Network Standards of Quality trainer
National Alliance Protective Factors Framework trainer
Family Development Credentialing Instructor
Trained in Choice Theory, FLIP IT, Incredible Years, Nurturing Parenting, Parenting with Heart, Protective Factors Framework and Standards of Quality, Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families-Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect Curriculum-Train the Trainers and Cradling Literacy
NYSPEP Parenting Education Credential Review Panel and Professional Development Committee
Trained in OCFS Toolkits: Coaching Family Visits and Locating and Engaging Fathers
National Parenting Education Network Council member
Volunteer at the Potters Hands Safe House for sex-trafficked women, teaching a boundaries class.
Married to Mark for 45 yrs., mother of 2 awesome adult children and grandmother of 2 even more awesome grandchildren